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14 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Sand

2015-09-14T08:13:37-05:00September 14th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'sand.' When I think about the word sand, memories of playing in a sand box as a child flow through my mind, as well as firmly placing my feet into the sand of a beach. Sand can also evoke movement, such as the [...]

13 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Shadow

2015-09-17T14:13:22-05:00September 13th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'shadow.' When I think about the word shadow, it reminds me of many different things: making shadow puppets as a lad, the dark corners of my mind or simply the fleeting sun. Have some fun with this prompt today.

12 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Shore

2015-09-17T14:14:14-05:00September 12th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'shore.' When I think about the word shore, I recall fond memories of visting the shore of the Oregon coast. To "shore" up something also can mean to prop something up to prevent it from thinking, such as a relationship.

11 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Honor

2015-09-11T07:08:11-05:00September 11th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'honor.' When I think about the word honor for today, September 11th, 2015, I think of honoring those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice to defend their country. In addition, today is the 14th anniversary of the September 11th, 2011 terrorist attacks on [...]

10 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Stop

2015-09-10T07:36:30-05:00September 10th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'stop.' When I think about the word stop, I think of coming to a literal stop, such as with a stop sign, as well as to stop doing a particular action, such as clipping my nails in public (ewww, I don't do that). Have [...]

9 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Play

2015-09-09T06:08:56-05:00September 9th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'play.' When I think about the word play, I think of the a game play or being on a playground with friends. In addition, one could also think of a theatrical performance or play. For example, I always loved to play in the [...]

8 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Sunday

2015-09-08T06:15:14-05:00September 8th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'Sunday.' When I think about the word Sunday, I think of one word that has two meanings or more properly known as a homonym. For example, a Sunday could be the day of the week or a tasty treat. An example might me, [...]

7 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Laugh

2015-09-06T21:22:44-05:00September 7th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'laugh.' When I think about the word laugh, I think of sitting around a fire, chatting with friends, telling a good joke, that gets a heart laugh. I also believe that when we also laugh at ourselves we are not taking ourselves to seriously. Have [...]

6 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Fall

2015-09-06T16:32:22-05:00September 6th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'fall.' When I think about the word fall, I think of the action of falling down and always getting up, as well as the season of Fall. You see, September is my favorite month of all, and I love to fall into the leaves of [...]

5 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Strange

2015-09-05T09:17:08-05:00September 5th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'strange.' When I think about the word strange, I think about myself or an object or action to be peculiar or out of the ordinary. Now what might seem strange to one person, might be completely normal for others. For example, I find it [...]

4 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Fire

2015-09-03T21:59:21-05:00September 4th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'fire.' When I think about the word fire, I think of either a desire or passion, such as the phrase "The fire was inside me." I also think of sitting by the fire on a cold, winter night. Have some fun with this writing prompt.

3 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Love

2015-09-03T21:53:02-05:00September 3rd, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word "love." When I think about the word love, I think about a relationship with a person as well as an inanimate object. Love can come in all shapes and colors and once you've found love, hold on to love forever.

2 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Journey

2015-09-01T14:53:24-05:00September 2nd, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge for September 2nd, 2015 is to create a cinqku using the word "journey." When I think about the word journey, I think about a family trip many years ago, a future vacation or sometimes just a new experience. Try to write a cinqku describing your own personal journey.

1 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Life

2015-09-01T14:54:21-05:00September 1st, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge for September 1st, 2015 is to create a cinqku using the word "life." When I think about the word life, not only do I think about mine, but everything around me: the sun, the moon, the gentle buzz of the cicada. Life is precious. Do what you want with it, but don't [...]